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Stromboli volcano
stratovolcano 926 m
Eolian Islands, Italy, 38.79°N / 15.21°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Stromboli volcano eruptions:
Persistant (near-constant) activity since at least 2-3000 years. Most recent effusive (lava flow) eruptions from Dec. 2002-July 2003, March 2007, Aug-Oct 2014.
Typical eruption style:
Small explosive (strombolian) eruptions, typically every 20-30 mins. Intermittently, ca. every 2-20 years, minor effusive eruptions (lava flows); on average 2-5 times per year larger explosions.
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Booking.com Lava flow and explosions in Jan 2013
 

Eruption updates & news from Stromboli:

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) activity update

Monday Apr 29, 2013 09:40 AM | BY: T

Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Rockfalls on the Sciara (INGV webcam)
Rockfalls on the Sciara (INGV webcam)
Seismic signal this night (STR8 station, INGV Catania)
Seismic signal this night (STR8 station, INGV Catania)
Seismic signal this morning (STR8 station, INGV Catania)
Activity has decreased a bit yesterday, but strong explosions and small lava overflows from the NE crater rim and a vent at the outer flank continued, accompanied by frequent rockfalls on the Sciara. At the moment, activity seems to be increasing again.
Previous news
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Saturday, Apr 27, 2013
An increase in activity occurred yesterday. Lava started to effuse from one or two vents at the base of and on the outer flank below the NE hornito. It is currently extending on the upper part of the Sciara and produces strong rockfalls that reach the sea. ... [more]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013
Activity remains elevated, with magma filling the NE crater to the rim and sometimes relatively strong explosions. No significant new overflows have occurred since the last update. [more]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013
The small lava flow issuing from the breached NE crater continues, but has not progressed much. Frequent glowing rockfalls descend the Sciara del Fuoco. [more]
Webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Monday, Apr 22, 2013
Magma stands high inside the conduits. A small overflow is occurring from the NE crater. The lava flow reaches about 100 meters length at the moment. Tremor and explosion signals are moderate to elevated. [more]
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
Activity remains elevated, but the new lava flow is no longer much alimented at the moment. ... [more]
 

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